Tag: Mike Pelfrey

Pelfrey’s Philosophy On Winning In Citi Field

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey will usher in a new era at Citi Field tonight as the Mets officially annoint their new ballpark. Pelfrey spoke to MLB Network about how he plans to adjust his pitching style for his new homefield surroundings. “There’s a 415 written out there on the wall,” Pelfrey said, referring to the fence in right-center […]

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One Week Down. Twenty Five To Go

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

The first week of the season has been one of mixed emotions. It has provided us with both sources for optimism as well as reason for concern. Our hitting is off to a good start. Delgado has continued his offensive onslaught from last year, Beltran and Wright are definitely doing their part, Daniel Murphy is […]

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Pelf Not as Bad as You Might Think

An article by posted on April 9, 2009 0 Comments

I can only imagine what was going through the minds of some of you when Cincy took a 4-2 lead-Pelf pitched well enough to have been beaten 3-2 at that point. But Pelf was not all that bad, not as bad as that really high, 100-plus pitch count might indicate. What I saw was a […]

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Game Recap: Mets 9 – Reds 7

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets won a thriller tonight in Cincinnati by a score of 9-7. Mike Pelfrey started and was in big trouble right from the start when the Reds tagged him for 4 runs including a three-run blast off the bat of Joey Votto. However, Pelfrey settled down some and weaved in and out of trouble and […]

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Act Two: Big Pelf Takes Center Stage

An article by posted on April 8, 2009 0 Comments

The jubilation of the Mets Opening Day win becomes somewhat tempered tonight, when Mike Pelfrey takes the mound against Edinson Volquez and the Cincinnati Reds. The certainty and confidence we feel whenever it’s Johan Santana’s turn in the rotation is very comforting to say the least. Dayne Perry of ESPN, wrote today that Johan Santana needs to get […]

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It’s Our Turn Now

An article by posted on April 5, 2009 0 Comments

Even though I already knew what it was going to say, when I got my Sports Illustrated in the mail, I turned right to the page where they had their playoff predictions. And as I saw Mets over Dodgers, Mets over Cubs, and Mets over Angels, I forgot that SI had a curse of sorts. […]

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Jerry Manuel Sets Rotation For Reds/Marlins Series

An article by posted on April 3, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel has set the starting rotation for the first week of the season. April 6 at Reds: Johan Santana vs. RHP Aaron Harang April 8 at Reds: Mike Pelfrey vs. RHP Edison Volquez April 9 at Reds: Oliver Perez vs. RHP Bronson Arroyo The Pelfrey/Volquez game should be an interesting matchup and will be a […]

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Will The Real Mike Pelfrey Please Stand Up

An article by posted on March 25, 2009

So here we are just 12 days away from Opening Day and despite my optimism, enthusiasm and excitement, I can’t shake these starting rotation jitters. Until I actually see John Maine pitch like his former self, I must admit I’m beginning to worry about him. And the thing of it is, that the old standby […]

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Thursday Mets Intelligence Briefing

An article by posted on March 12, 2009

A new daily feature that will keep you fully briefed on the current state of the Mets. One post with all you need to know until tomorrow. Domestic Affairs Now that the Dominican Republic has been eliminated from the WBC, shortstop Jose Reyes and left fielder Fernando Tatis are flying back to St. Lucie and will be in […]

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Prospect Watch: Brad Holt Ahead Of Where Pelfrey Was

An article by posted on March 1, 2009

Early this week, I participated in Adam Rubin’s chat and I was lucky enough to get two questions in. My second question was regarding last year’s top three picks from the June Amateur Draft. Joe - Which of last years three First Round Draft Picks (Davis, Havens, Holt) will we see in the big leagues first?  Adam […]

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Hot or Not: Grapefruit Edition!

An article by posted on February 28, 2009

Spring training is here! Even if the games don’t count for anything, it’s still good to see live baseball once again. Welcome to my first pre-season installment of Hot/Not. So far this spring, we’ve had the good, the bad, and the Freddy Garcia. The Good*Jose Reyes looked really good coming out of the three hole […]

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